Scholars-in-Residence Program

The Scholars-in-Residence program will offer two professionals an opportunity to gain practical experience in activities, special assignments, and/or research projects that support federal, state, and community-based programs, policies, and best practices in various counseling settings: Schools, Hospitals and Community Agencies.

Two Scholars-in-Residence will be selected annually using the following guidelines. Scholars will be compensated as stated below.

  • The first position will be awarded to a practicing counselor.
  • The second position will be awarded to a graduate student who has completed a minimum of 30 credit hours in a regionally accredited counseling degree program.
  • Both interns will serve for one full year with the ACA Center for Counseling Practice, Policy, and Research.
  • Both interns will work 10 hours per week.

Both interns will be provided a stipend: $10,000 for the practicing counselor and $7,500 for the graduate student.

Applications will be accepted from October 6 - October 31, 2014.   Late submissions will not be accepted.  Complete your application by clicking onto the following link:

 Selections will be made during the month of November, 2014. Finalists will be interviewed during the month of November, and the final selection of the first two interns will be announced in December, 2014.  Interns will begin their one-year experience with the ACA Center for Counseling Practice, Policy, and Research in January, 2015.

For more information, please contact the Center’s director, Will Stroble, at (800) 347-6647 x324 or via e-mail at

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